The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot

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The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot

By Margaret McNamara; Mark Fearing (Illustrator)

Schwartz & Wade Books, Hardcover, 9780375866890, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 27, 2011

GREEP BOINK MEEP The three little aliens are happily settling into their new homes when the Big Bad Robot flies in to crack and smack and whack their houses down A chase across the solar system follows in this out-of-this-world version of the classic "Three Little Pigs" tale. Margaret McNamara ("How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?") and Mark Fearing ("The Book that Eats People") have created a humorous and visually stunning story that kids will adore and that will introduce them to the planets and the solar system. The endpapers even include a labeled diagram of all the planets.

About the Author
Margaret McNamara is the Christopher Award-winning author of more than two dozen books for young readers, including the Robin Hill School series. The Fairy Bell Sisters series is inspired not only by her love of the classic sisterhood novel Little Women but by her own experiences growing up with older sisters (and a baby brother). Margaret and her family live in New York City, but they spend part of their summer on an island in Maine very much like Sheepskerry Island.

Mark Fearing began his career as a graphic designer and art director before moving into children's book illustration. He lives with his family in Oregon. http: //